Definition of St john's wort family
1. Noun. Widely distributed family of chiefly tropical trees and shrubs and vines that produce oils and resins and some usable timber.
Generic synonyms: Dilleniid Dicot Family
Group relationships: Hypericales, Order Hypericales, Order Parietales, Parietales
Member holonyms: Calophyllum, Genus Calophyllum, Genus Clusia, Garcinia, Genus Garcinia, Genus Hypericum, Hypericum, Genus Mammea, Mammea, Genus Mesua, Mesua
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Lexicographical Neighbors of St John's Wort Family
Literary usage of St john's wort family
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1. Historic Mackinac: The Historical, Picturesque and Legendary Features of the by Edwin Orin Wood (1918)
"HYPERICACEAE—ST. JOHN?S-WORT FAMILY Hypericum perforation L. Common St. John's-wort. About the village and in open ground. ..."
2. Annual Report by University of Minnesota Board of Regents (1880)
"... St. John-s-wort Family. *18. Hypericum mutilum, L. St. John-s-wort.—Common near Stuart- river, where it closely approaches var, ..."